Spirit Airlines plane skids off runway

first_imgDaxus/iStockBy NATHAN LUNA and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(BALTIMORE) — Spirit Airlines Flight 696 skidded off the runway after landing at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport this morning, the carrier confirmed.The nose wheel of the Airbus A320 slid off the taxiway and onto the grass, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Passengers were able to deplane via the aircraft stairs, the agency said.There were no injuries among the 111 passengers and crew members, Spirit said.The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the incident.While officials have not attributed the plane’s skidding to weather conditions, a snowstorm is slamming the Northeast, closing schools and dropping nearly 4 feet of snow in some areas.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Charter school inks 70K sf lease in Downtown Brooklyn

first_img Message* Email Address* Prospect Schools CEO Dan Rubenstein. (Prospect Schools, Google Maps)A charter school is taking over a former Catholic high school building in Downtown Brooklyn.The Brooklyn Prospect Charter School inked a 30-plus year lease for 70,000 square feet at the former St. Joseph High School at 80 Willoughby Street, Crain’s reported.United American Land recently acquired the building from the Sisters of St. Joseph for $23.2 million. It will be renovated and open as a charter school in time for the next school year, according to the report.St. Joseph’s shut down at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year due to declining enrollment, according to the Tablet, a Catholic newspaper.Read moreCharter school expansions pick up amid pandemicCharter school takes 85K sf in Queens condo buildingCharter school developer buys Brooklyn site out of bankruptcy Since the onset of the pandemic, office leasing activities have significantly slowed down. But educational facilities, such as charter and private schools, remain active in the market, providing a lifeline to landlords.“Charter school development will continue to play a critical role in meeting the demand for modern public school seats in neighborhoods where new supply is constrained,” Newmark’s Justin DiMare, who, along with Ross Kaplan, represented the school in the transaction, told the publication. “Investor appetite for charter school development has also grown, due to the long-term nature of their occupancy.”Recent charter school deals include a 85,000-square-foot lease by the Central Queens Academy Charter School in Elmhurst. On Staten Island, Hellenic Classical Charter School secured $44 million in bond financing to construct its new 36,000-square-foot building.[Crain’s] — Akiko MatsudaContact Akiko Matsuda Full Name*last_img read more

June Mar Fajardo sets PBA mark, bags Philippine Cup Finals MVP award

first_imgSan Miguel makes history with 5th straight Philippine Cup title, outlasts Magnolia in Game 7 Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:09SEA Games: PH’s Kristina Knott zooms to 200m dash gold in record-setting run02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu View comments June Mar Fajardo wins another finals MVP award. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—To no one’s surprise, June Mar Fajardo was named Finals MVP in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup.Fajardo showed why he’s the most dominant player in the league today as he willed San Miguel Beer past Magnolia to a historic fifth straight All-Filipino title on Wednesday night after a 72-71 Game 7 squeaker.ADVERTISEMENT Pagadian on tighter security for 100,000 expected at Sto. Niño feast MOST READ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Solon urges Solgen to reconsider quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Eduard Folayang gets new opponent for ONE Manila card The Witcher series prompts over 500,000 reprints of Andrzej Sapkowski’s books Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LeBron James stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard READ: San Miguel makes history with 5th straight Philippine Cup title, outlasts Magnolia in Game 7FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs The 29-year-old Fajardo also put his name in the record books with another performance to remember with a PBA record 31 rebounds that went with 17 points.Fajardo averaged 22.9 points, 19.1 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in the series in which San Miguel had to come back from a 3-2 series deficit.The Cebuano giant now has three Finals MVPs and seven PBA championships.The Beermen won their 27th championship overall.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more